Does Covid-19 Affect the Menstrual Cycle?

Does Covid-19 Affect the Menstrual Cycle?

It has been just about one year since the first person was given a Covid-19 vaccine. In that time, more than eight billion doses have been administered. The rollout of the vaccines from five drug companies came after a study of their safety and efficacy. Effects on...
NJ, “Enough is Enough”

NJ, “Enough is Enough”

In June of 2021, a Joint Resolution in the New Jersey Legislature established the last week of May as “Period Poverty Awareness Week.” The resolution acknowledges that poverty exists in NJ and that many do not have adequate access to menstrual products,...
We’re FIVE!

We’re FIVE!

It’s been half a decade since GHGP has called itself an official non-profit organization. And actually, it’s really hard to put that number into perspective. Most days, we feel like we’ve been talking forever about period poverty, the tampon tax, and the absurdity...
Menstrual Math Lesson

Menstrual Math Lesson

Ok, class. It’s the beginning of October. Enough goofing off, time for a math lesson. The vast majority of schools (middle, high, and college) do not provide free menstrual products to students in the bathrooms (where they are needed). At best, those schools have an...
p.s. Public Pool Period

p.s. Public Pool Period

One time I was swimming in a public pool, and my tampon got accidentally pulled out, and they had to evacuate the whole pool. It was mortifying. p.s. Period Stories. Everyone has a story to tell. All stories are welcome, whether or not you get or will get a period. If...
p.s. Red-Washed Jeans

p.s. Red-Washed Jeans

One day in junior year, I felt like looking nice for once. I wore white jeans because my period had ended a day ago (or at least that’s what I thought). In calc, first class of the day, I had to take a difficult test. During the test, I was already stressed because I...
Managing Periods: An Olympic-Sized Task

Managing Periods: An Olympic-Sized Task

You may be one of the millions of mere mortals watching the Olympics from the couch, in awe of the marvels of the human body and the lengths to which the athletes can push themselves. With all due respect to the male participants, the women at the 2021 Olympics in...
p.s. Boyfriend Bail Out

p.s. Boyfriend Bail Out

When I was 16, I slept at my boyfriend’s house for the weekend. I was quite surprised to wake up Saturday morning to the realization that I had gotten my period and stained all of their good guest room sheets! I wracked my brain about how I could possibly launder them...

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